Upper and Lower Hinge in Box Plot Different from PERCENTILE() Calculation

Published: 22 May 2017
Last Modified Date: 20 Apr 2019


A calculated field using the function PERCENTILE() returns different results than the upper and lower whisker of a Tableau generated Box Plot view.


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For a detailed explanation of how Tukey inclusionary hinges are calculated, please see the related links to the right.


Tableau uses Tukey inclusionary hinges rather than the 25th and 75th percentiles. 

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Tukey inclusionary hinges by Statics How To

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